Beyond the Headlines: Communicating the Science of Caffeine

Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting

Conducting a Systematic Review for a Global Audience: Challenges in Merging Nutrition and Toxicological Evidence for a Safety Assessment of Caffeine


This session is supported by the IAFNS Caffeine Committee.  Learn more about this Systematic Review on the Caffeine Committee's webpage. 

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Experimental Biology 2017


Conducting a Systematic Review for a Global Audience: Challenges in Merging Nutrition and Toxicological Evidence for a Safety Assessment of Caffeine
Saturday, 22 April 2017
8:30AM – 12:30PM
Ballroom S100BC
Speakers: Dennis Keefe, FDA; Harris Lieberman, USARIEM; Esther Myers, EF Myers Consulting; Charles O’Brien, University of Pennsylvania; Jennifer Peck, University of Oklahoma; Milton Tenenbein, University of Manitoba; Connie Weaver, Purdue University; Daniele Wikoff, ToxStrategies
Supported by the Caffeine Working Group
Session Info & Videos

The Changing Brain: How Brain Plasticity, Exercise and Nutrition Affect Function and Cognition
Saturday, 22 April 2017
3:00PM – 5:00PM,
Ballroom S100BC

  • Neurogensis and brain plasticity in the adult brain - Henriette van Praag, National Institute on Aging;
  • The Relation of Exercise, fitness, & Adiposity to Cognitive and Brain Health - Charles Hillman, University of Illinois - Video
  • Neuroinflammatory Processes in Cognitive Disorders - Sophie Laye, Universite Bordeaux - Video
  • Exercise, Nutrition and Brain Funciton: What are the steps toward dietary and physical activity Recommendations? - Mary Ann Johnson, University of Georgia - Video
  • Panel Discussion - Video

Utility of Predictive Modeling for Nutrition Research, Clinical Interventions and Public Health
Sunday, 23 April 2017
8:30AM– 10:30AM

  • Intro to Predictive Modeling: From Linear Regression Models to Mechanistic Mathematical Modeling - David Allison, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Video;
  • Use of Predictive Modeling in the Design of Clinical Studies Kevin Hall, NIDDK - Video;
  • Application of Predictive Modeling in Weight Loss Counseling -  Corby Martin, Pennington Biomedical Research Center - Video;
  • Application of Predictive Modeling in Personalized Nutrition - Ben van Ommen, TNO - Video;
  • Utility of PRedictive Modeling for Public Health Obesity Policies - Emily Dhurandhar, Texas Tech University - Video;
  • Summary and Wrap-Up - Diana Thomas, West Point - Video
    Supported by the Protein Committee
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Learning Lab: How to Access and Use a Fiber and Health Outcomes Database for Researchers and Policymakers
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
11:00AM – 12:30PM
Speakers: Kara Livingston, Tufts University; Caleigh Sawicki, Tufts University
Supported by the Carbohydrate Committee

Sources of dietary folate/folic acid in women of different races in the United States between 2009 and 2012: What is the role of fortified and enriched products?
Abstract Number: 6707
Poster Board Number C88
Presenter: Ray DeVirgiliis, George Washington University
Monday, 24 April

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EPA Workshop on Advancing Systematic Review for Chemical Advancement

2016 Winter Tox Forum – The Role of Systematic Reviews in Toxicology


Systematic Review of the Potential Adverse Effects of Caffeine Consumption in Healthy Adults, Pregnant Women, Adolescents, and Children

Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

Sensitivity to Change in Cognitive Performance and Mood Measures of Energy and Fatigue in Response to Differing Doses of Caffeine or Breakfast

A Review of the Epidemiologic Evidence Concerning the Reproductive Health Effects of Caffeine Consumption: A 2000–2009 Update

Beverage Caffeine Intakes in the U.S.

Assessing Dietary Exposure to Caffeine From Beverages in the U.S. Population Using Brand-Specific Versus Category-Specific Caffeine Values